Latest Articles from Central Carolina

What is an electrical panel?

The electrical panel is a metal box that contains all the electric circuits for a home. Often found in the garage or basement, the panel takes the electricity purchased from the power company and distributes it throughout the home to power lights, appliances, and electronics. Different areas in the home,… Read more »

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Signs it’s time to replace your toilet

Unless you are planning a bathroom update or you have an issue, you probably don’t think twice about replacing your toilet.  Just like the other fixtures in your home, eventually your toilet will need to be replaced. How do you know when it is time? Here are six signs it’s… Read more »

How to save money when replacing HVAC equipment

Homeowners faced with HVAC equipment replacement have several strategies to find the best system for their home, the needs of their family, and their budget. Here are a few options to consider when it is time to replace your heating and cooling equipment. Rebate offers Contractors Many residential service companies… Read more »

Home Maintenance Apps

With the regular hustle and bustle of life, it is all too easy to lose track of home maintenance tasks. Fortunately, technology is here to help! Below are home maintenance apps specifically designed to reduce some of the hassles that come with being a homeowner. HomeZada HomeZada is a home… Read more »

Home Energy Efficiency Checklist

As the new year rolls in, most of us are thinking about changes and improvements we can make in 2021. Perhaps home energy efficiency isn’t as interesting as learning a new language or training for a marathon, but it can surely help you save money! Here are some of our… Read more »

A Dusty Home: Causes & Solutions

No one likes a dusty home. Let’s look at how this happens and what type of filtration and prevention can be done to lessen the amount of dust. If you have a problem with the amount of dust in your home, no matter how much you clean, this may be… Read more »

What to do if a rodent dies in your ductwork

In the event a rodent dies in your home, you likely ask these questions – where the smell is coming from and how can you get rid of it? It’s common for homeowners to discover a small rodent like a rat, mouse or other creature has died in their ductwork.… Read more »

Exterior Lighting: A Quick Guide

Exterior lighting should make your home appear inviting and warm while complementing your existing décor. Slight changes in the amount of illumination, color and style, size, and mounting height can create a welcoming glow for your home. Does your back porch appear dark? Is your front entryway dull and uninviting?… Read more »

How to Clean a Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans are a great home accessory to create a breeze to keep rooms comfortable and add an attractive look to any living spaces. But, how do you clean a ceiling fan without making a bigger mess? The most common issue is dealing with all that dust! In the kitchen,… Read more »

HVAC Upgrades for Comfort & Equity

HVAC upgrades will always be a safe bet and a smart investment — and yet, these home improvements are some of the most commonly overlooked by homeowners and flippers. A prospective buyer probably won’t automatically walk away from a home without all the newest gadgets, but they won’t even look… Read more »